Lecturer – Learning Sciences

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Job description

Job no: 94394-AS

Work type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Working Title:

Lecturer – Learning Sciences

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



25% – 45%

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 20, 2018


This position will end on JANUARY 03, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $37,245 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology or related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1-3 years instructional experience preferred, clinical/external experience related to course topic required

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:

The Department of Educational Psychology seeks an individual with PhD to teach one section of EdPsych 533 Thinking, Feeling, and Learning for the department in the Fall 2018 Academic year.

The course vovers the cognitive and emotional foundations of behavior with special reference to processes of learning and change. How does the science of thinking and feeling inform interventions such as teaching, counseling, or parenting? Topics covered include: dual-systems theories, neural and behavioral aspects of emotion and cognitive control, intuition, and expertise. We focus on the relation between unconscious, automatic processes and deliberate, effortful processes guiding behavior.

The class meets Wednesdays, 2:25-5:25 through the semester.

Additional Information:

This position my be extended dependent on funding and department need.


Heidi Udelhoven
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How to apply

Applications must be received through UW-Madison’s online application system. Using the “Apply Now” link, candidates should upload a curriculum vita, letter of application and contact information for 3 references.

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NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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